Van Gogh, Just Stop Oil, activism, repetition and argumentative fallacies.
Her favorite band drops a new album, Trang, an office worker, pre-ordered eight CDs. "Why that many?", you may ask. The reasons vary, but the roots of this excessive purchase lie between fans' support for their artists, problematic music charts and music labels’ sale tactics.
#FutureGeneration series: a talk with Duong Dang, a Hanoi-based activist. We'll discuss the biggest challenges of future generations according to Duong, and her projects in helping voice up the marginalized ethnic groups in Vietnam.
Once my friend asked what my "first five-year plan" was for this blog. I said, well, to keep it going for at least five years?
The beautiful bouquets we fall in love with every celebration, where do they come from? We explore the basics behind cut flowers in this article.
What is the thing that everyone agrees is of absolute importance - but doesn't care about? Yes, it's biodiversity. It's time we talk about this. In this article, we'll discuss the definition of biodiversity, the different types of biodiversity, and the drivers of biodiversity loss.
We'll discuss 3 levers to decarbonize industries, including the modification of the energy mix; reduction of waste heat and electrification; carbon capture, storage and utilisation of hydrogen.
If you are looking for a meaningful fun challenge for your 2022, and if you are still perplexed with the complexity and grandeur of climate change, biodiversity loss and environmental degradations, this article is designed just for you 🙂
Why are investments and savings such an important discussion in the fight against climate change and biodiversity loss? We discuss the reality of "green" investments and savings, and ideas worth looking at as an investor.
We're very happy to announce that with my colleagues at Stim, we just published a white paper called “Entreprises: how to reinvent to truly contribute to the environmental shift?”!
We'll discuss two reasons leading to an inherent inefficiency that is probably not solvable and not eliminable, but can only be alleviated.
In the era of music streaming, it seems that we are consuming less materials for recording music. Has the carbon footprint of recorded music been reduced? We shall explore the environmental impacts of different recording formats and suggestions for less energy-demanding ways to enjoy music.
We discussed the paradox of how spiritual individuals, devoted to higher Spirits and natural forces, can overlook the degradation of their surrounding environment in their daily life.
The question was simple: which choice will leave more environmental footprints - eating cheese or eating sardines? We'll discuss industrial fishing, "sustainable" fish farming, and eating farther down the food chain.
Today, it is quite unimaginable for Europeans to skip on chocolate, nor coffee or tea, or sugar, pepper, bananas, avocados…What are ways to enjoy these flavors without leaving too much ecological damage? We'll discuss sailing, greenhouses using thermal mass, heat sink, geothermal energy, compost heater, and fruit walls.
Why should we introduce forests back to our agricultural system? In this article, we'll discuss the history of forest gardening, the importance of creating a self-sustaining and low-maintenance agricultural system, with several practical information and resources for those who want to install their own forest garden.
How have the Vietnamese maintained edible gardens in their densely populated cities? We'll discuss micro-farming, food anxiety, rooftop gardens, backyard gardens, and planting in public spaces.
What does it mean "moderate energy consumption", when it is almost impossible to name one activity in our lives without the use of large-scale produced energy? We discuss humanity's addiction to energy, individual choices on energy consumption and new hobbies developed during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Any choice we make on our energy source will have an impact on the environment. Something that does not have an impact simply does not exist. In order to make informed choices, we'll examine here the advantages and disadvantages of different energy sources: coal, oil, natural gas, hydropower, wind power, solar power while comparing their energy density and carbon intensity.
The catering and restaurant industry is a wasteful milieu. Yet, two hundred years ago, every restaurant was a zero-waste restaurant. We'll talk about zero-waste restaurants, locally sourced ingredients and products, natural sweeteners, heavily subsidized dairy products, and two wonderful experiences at two bistros in France.